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Table 1 Variables and descriptive statistics for sample used in Models I, II, III and IV (n = 523)a

From: Supply factors as determinants of treatment costs: clinicians’ assessments of a given set of referrals to community mental health centers in Norway

  Variables Mean (proportion) Std. Dev. Min Max
  Treatment costs 133,802 116,348.3 1500 742,500
  Ln(Treatment costs) 11.50 0.80 7.31 13.52
Clinical variables (Dij) GAFmin 44.3 10.3 10 72
Psychosis: (=1 if symptoms of psychosis; if not = 0) (0.28)    
Suicidal: (=1 if symptoms of suicidality; if not =0) (0.40)    
Substance abuse: (=1 if having a substance abuse problem; if not =0) (0.30)    
Rater background variables (Sj) Profession
 Psychiatrist: (if psychiatrist =1; if not =0)b (0.36)    
 Psychologist:(if psychologist =1; if not =0)b (0.37)    
Education: (if specialist = 1; if not =0) (0.88)    
Manager: (if manager =1; if not =0) (0.64)    
Rater experience: (if more than two years of experince = 1; if two years or less = 0). (0.61)    
  1. aSome corresponding descriptive statistics for the full sample are available in Grepperud et al. [24]
  2. bIn addition to being a psychiatrist or a psychologist, the respondents could belong to professions such as nurses and social workers